The Humble Potato

I say humble because the potato has been the recipient of unhealthy comments for years. Personally, for years I thought of it as the poor man's food, having lived the first 13 years of my life on Prince Edward Island. PEI bore the acronym Potatoes Every Inch. Adding to this thinking is my Irish heritage … Continue reading The Humble Potato

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Protect With Carrots

It is that time of the year we have come to call 'flu' season. The best way to maintain health is to eat well and support the immune system with food that reinforces our body's ability to block those nasty germs we encounter. Food is becoming more expensive and especially fresh produce which is the … Continue reading Protect With Carrots

Pistachios: So Tiny, So Healthy

I love pistachio nuts (seeds), but until I recently did some research, I never realized how much good I was doing my body. Pretty amazing for such a tiny thing.  Mother Nature rocks, again. The pistachio is a small tree of the cashew family.  It is believed to be indigenous to Iran and is widely … Continue reading Pistachios: So Tiny, So Healthy

Circulation Health: Grapes & Horse Chestnut

Grapes, grape seeds and horse chestnut have many benefits.  This blog is primarily focused on the benefits for anyone with heart issues, including cholesterol and chronic venous insufficiency (CVI).  Both foods are known for their high antioxidant content. Out of need I discovered a great product, compliments of my local health food store.  It is … Continue reading Circulation Health: Grapes & Horse Chestnut

Olives & Olive Oil

Is any sick among you? ... Let them ...pray over him anointing him with oil ... James 5:14 The olive was one of the most valuable and versatile trees of biblical times.  There are many passages in Scriptures that mention olives, olive trees, olive yards and olive oils. One of the most famous references to … Continue reading Olives & Olive Oil

Nuts to Your Body: The Walnut

All nuts contain high levels of a substance that scientists call protease inhibitors, which *experts say appear to be among the most significant natural cancer blockers yet discovered. *Source:  Healing Foods of the Bible, 1994 Nuts are nutritious and rated highly among the healing foods as they are rich in: zinc, copper, iron, calcium, magnesium and phosohorus. There are … Continue reading Nuts to Your Body: The Walnut